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Becoming Belle

Nuala O"Connor

Becoming Belle

by Nuala O"Connor

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance fiction,
  • Marriage,
  • Social conflict,
  • Aristocracy (Social class),
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNuala O"Connor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6114.I23 B43 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26963116M
    ISBN 100735214409
    ISBN 109780735214408
    LC Control Number2017033071
    OCLC/WorldCa995162375

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